Supply Chain Manager 23 views

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Market Related
  • Experience Level Senior
  • Total Years Experience 5-10


A pharmaceutical company is seeking a Supply Chain Manager who will be responsible to:

  • Ensure safety by ensuring OHS (ACT) Compliance, no fatalities occur on-site, no LTI incidents, and no critical /major findings
  • Ensure efficiency by process standardisation, developing robust products, capacity creation, and reduction of cycle time
  • Ensure quality by obtaining SAHPRA site compliance, QMS /company compliance, maintain RFT process/documents standards, and have no critical/major findings post inspections/ audits
  • Ensure that the right people are employed and utilised in the facility such that we have the people with the right skill set, problem-solving abilities, focus on the development of current staff, and ensure the staff are performance-driven
  • Ensure the overall reduction in site costs with regards to OPEX reduction, waste reduction, ensure RFT batches by reducing OOS, OOT, and deviations, ensure there are no write-offs of batches
  • Assist in new product development and/ or technology transfers


Minimum Requirements:

  • Relevant Degree in Management preferable
  • 8-10 years of experience in Supply Chain functions (Planning, Purchasing, Warehousing, Distribution) within a Pharmaceutical organisation (preferable) with knowledge of cGMP, EHS and ERP systems


Key Job Outputs:

  • Planning of customer demand
  • Plan, monitor and control the warehouse operations by coordinating with procurement, QC/QA and production in order to ensure material availability to support achievement of manufacturing OTIF
  • Monitor activities related to material management and inventory control in order to ensure smooth functioning of manufacturing and packing operations
  • Ensure cGMP and safety requirement are met by timely updating the team about revised guidelines to avoid any deviation within department while facing GMP audits
  • Manage the disposal of process waste on daily basis to clear the area and reduce space constraints and maintain hygiene of the area
  • Monitor the quality management system for store operations to meet cGMP and regulatory compliance
  • Monitor the maintenance of records for state customs and excise to avoid any penalty and timely compliance of statutory norms
  • Mentor/coach the team members and identify training needs in order to maximise performance of team members and to achieve better control in operations
  • Safety, health and environmental standards


Key Interactions:

  • Demand Planning for purchase orders and forecasts
  • Procurement for material status
  • Production/QA for Batch documentation and dispensing plans
  • Quality Control for sampling and release
  • Engineering for any breakdown/spares required
  • Safety for any incidents
  • QA for customer order releases and all quality requirements
  • Finance – supplier requirements
  • IT – system related requirements


Salary:   Market related


Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.


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